No SurprisesProject Management details a simple, commitment-based framework that allows program managers, project managers and team leaders to systematically apply a few rules at multiple levels, releasing them from the "vicious cycle" of project performance mediocrity and leading them towards a cycle of excellent performance. This book is authored by Timm Esque, former project manager and internal performance consultant at Intel Corporation.
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There's a lot to consider when selecting a Data Warehouse toolset. Use this comprehensive tool evaluation matrix to guide your final selection.
Need help selecting a Data Warehouse toolset? You must consider many factors regarding vendor service and reputation, tool functionality and tool quality against your technical and business requirements when selecting Data Warehouse construction and implementation tools. Let this matrix guide your selection.
The Harvard Business Review paperback series is designed to bring today's managers and professionals the fundamental information they need to stay competitive in a fast-moving world. Here are the landmark ideas that have established the Harvard Business Review as required reading for ambitious businesspeople in organizations around the globe. The eight articles in Harvard Business Review on Knowledge Management highlight the leading-edge thinking and practical applications that are defining the field of knowledge management. Includes Peter Drucker's prophetic "The Coming of the New Organization" and Ikujiro Nonaka's "Knowledge-Creating Company."
IT Metrics for Success -- When Done Right, Project Management Measurement Can Boost a Company's Productivityby
Many companies shy away from project management metrics programs because they may not know the best way to implement and run them. It can be done, and some companies, big and small, have been successful. See how they've done it and what you can do within your company.
Ralph Kimball's bestselling The Data Warehouse Toolkit explained how to design data warehouses using the dimensional modeling technique he developed. This perfect complement to that book shows how dimensional design fits in the overall lifecycle of planning, designing, developing and deploying data marts and data warehouses. Based on the real experiences of four leading data warehouse developers and offering timely case studies, this book provides developers with the fine details on how to master each step in the process. It also covers how to design data marts that are well integrated with the overall data warehouse design.
How can the overall technology project management process be improved? If you have ever been involved in any type of systems and technology project in either the public or private sector for an organization large or small, this book is for you. Get guidelines that help you achieve greater success and reduce the risk of problems and failures in projects. With combined costs of failures and overruns totaling in the hundreds of billions of dollars, you can't afford not to read this book.
Map the transformation of the data elements from source system tables to data warehouse target tables.
How do you design an effective GUI so that the user control widgets are correctly mapped to the data elements? With explicit specifications, of course. Here's a well-constructed example.
In this article, Jim defines some basic components and outlines web application modeling extensions to UML.